3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Safari : Take on this 3 Days Mgahinga National Park Safari for a chance to encounter the majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat through the gorilla trekking adventure. As most gorilla tours are done in Bwindi, choosing to have this adventure in Mgahinga means looking for the experience in a unique space. The safari also gives an opportunity to meet the Batwa people for a cultural experience that involves learning about how the pygmies lived in the interior of Mgahinga forest, and lived there as hunters and gatherers.

The long journey from Kampala to Mgahinga involves a stopover at the Equator for a photo moment where you can also take a cup of tea and buy some souvenirs.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park from Kampala, stopover at Uganda equator

Since Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is located about 12 hours from Kampala, you will set off for your journey early morning. By 8am, you should have left Kampala, have a stop over at Kayabwe for some photos and procced through Lake Mburo national park which offers a chance to spot impalas, long horned cattle, and zebras. You will have lunch in  

Mbarara and arrive at your booked lodge in Kisoro/Mgahinga in the evening.

Day 2: Gorilla trekking and Batwa Cultural Experience 

After an early morning breakfast, you will for Gorilla trekking which will begin immediately after briefing at the offices of the park. Go searching for the apes in the forest, this will grant you an opportunity to watch them play, feed and take care of the little ones. Most gorilla tours in Uganda take tourists to Bwindi. Choosing to go for this adventure in Mgahinga National Park means looking for the awesome experience in a unique space (much more hilly Mgahinga areas).

After tracking the gorillas, you will move back to the lodge and later head to the Batwa community where you will learn the about their culture and history when they lived with gorillas in the forest. Back to the lodge for dinner and the overnight stay.

Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala

Pack your property, have breakfast and check out of the lodge. You will set off for Kampala and drive through the terraced hills of Kigezi, have lunch in Mbarara and proceed to the city or Entebbe.

End of 3 Days Mgahinga Safari

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